J. Wayne Fears is one of the most prolific writers of outdoor literature. He has had over 6200 magazine articles published and he has written 32 books including how-to, novel, and humor. He has been awarded numerous awards for journalism and conservation. He was voted into the Explorers Club and enshrined in the Legends of the Outdoors Hall of Fame.
March 2013 J. Wayne's book Isaac - Trek to King's Mountain was the the recipient of a prestigious Pinnacle Outstanding Achivement Book Award given by the Professional Outdoor Media Association. This is the first time an e-book has ever received the award. The book is now available as a paperback.
October 2013 Isaac - Trek to King's Mountain received First Place in the Best Outdoor Book Award given by the Southeastern Outdoor Press Association and sponsored by Chevrolet.This was the first time an e-book has ever won the coveted book award.
March 2014 Buck & Wart - Backcountry Letters received the prestigious Pinnacle Award for best book from the Professional Outdoor Media Association.